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Yes, there is a windows installer, but ubuntu don't want you to use it because it can cause problems (That is why ubuntu has made it harder to find wubi). Try instead to burn a dvd or create a bootable usb stick, and boot it from there. These methods are also very easy.


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The WUBI installer is on the 14.04 ISO and works with windows up to 7. Windows 8 and Windows ME are not supported by WUBI. The only ISO that does not have WUBI is the 13.04 version (and that is end of life already) Take note of the accepted upvote on the 1st link from a developer of WUBI. Copied parts from META: ... It has shipped on the CD and is ...


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In my personal experience, Wubi hasn't worked very well for a while now. I recommend you make a live USB disk and then install Ubuntu directly on the machine. You will have the ability to resize the windows partition when you install to make room for Ubuntu, no need to lose any of your files or programs. Of course, you should always back up your data ...


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Here is the reason: Wubi was born as an independent project and as such versions 7.04 and 7.10 were unofficial releases. Since 8.04 the code has been merged within Ubuntu and since 8.04 alpha 5, Wubi can also be found in the Ubuntu Live CD. It was removed in 13.04. Source: Wubi (Ubuntu installer). Here is a good tutorial on installing Ubuntu and ...


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Wubi is officially supported for Windows XP, Vista and 7. It allows Ubuntu to be installed and uninstalled in a safe, easy way as with any other Windows application. Now that Windows 8 came in play, Wubi does not work with Windows 8 default boot-loader. Thus at this point Wubi would not work on a new Windows 8 machine. You would be able to install, but not ...


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As far as i know Wubi is Windows thing to install Ubuntu over existing Windows. It senses that you have Windows on your PC already. I thought you might have no OS. If so, then: There are some ways to actually do the required tasks, you may follow any of below: You plug out your PC HD and attach it to another PC and install Ubuntu over there. Plug out HD ...


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No, there are only 2 paths you can follow: Boot from CD and install alongside Windows Install through Wubi There are other paths (for example, run install from network) but I doubt they will work in your case. If you don't need dual-boot, install through Wubi. But I suggest you to install alongside. This topic describes how to boot from CD on old ...


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I've solved it. It seems I've put it an extra slash at the code: sudo losetup -c /dev/loop0/ Whereas it should it be: sudo losetup -c /dev/loop0 I've successfully expanded my partitions with no problems.


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I've just downloaded it from this link: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer It should work


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Summary Wubi is definitely free. The most reliable place to download Wubi 12.04 is from releases.ubuntu.com/12.04 (wubi.exe direct link). Detail A bug was introduced yesterday when we released changes to the Ubuntu.com download section, which both hid the "skip" link on the Wubi contributions page, forcing you through Paypal, and broke the Wubi ...


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You wrote that you had downloaded the Ubuntu 12 64bit iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso). I believe that if you're running Win 7 (32 bit) then you'll need to download the 32-bit version of Ubuntu. Just a thought.


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My preferred option is to first try the system using a live boot USB. In other words it boots from the USB and runs a complete system (though slower than an actual install) without making any changes to the computer at all. Don't pay unless you really want to and only after you are sure everything is working, just click the "Not now take me to the ...


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There is a skip option if you don't want to donate. Apparently the skip button is not showing on the Wubi download page, possibly a bug as other download pages have the skip option. You can download it from the 12.04 page However, please remember: WUBI was dropped after 12.10, so no support will be available. WUBI doesn't support UEFI / win 8.


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First of all you need LinuxLive USB Creator to create your USB drive bootable. Just download and install it and follow the instruction. And yes, you don't need any internet connection now for Ubuntu installation. After making your USB bootable, boot from the USB drive and follow the on-screen installation. If you want to keep your Windows installation, ...


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Please follow the instructions from: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support In the right column are links to instructions of how to burn a DVD or copy to USB stick.


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Donwload Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32bit iso image, and after that download wubi installer, place both files in the same folder on your desktop or somewhere else and run wubi.exe with your Internet connection down. Don't forget that you cannot allocate more than 30GB for Ubuntu installation when using wubi installer. It should work fine. You can use wubi installer ...


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Your 1st Screenshot shows you are runnung wubi.exe in extracted folder. Try after putting wubi.exe near isofile. (.ISO file and wubi.exe should be in Same folder)


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With WUBI, Ubuntu installs some kind of "nested" partition for itself within the main Windows partition, I think. The installation is like installing any other Windows program, which means it can also be uninstalled easily. But since the partition is inside Windows, if something goes wrong with the Windows partition, then Ubuntu won't be able to recover ...


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When you cancel the copying of file there might appear a problem in the filesystem. So reboot into Windows and run chkdsk /F <drive> It should find and fix errors that can't be fixed inside Ubuntu. Offtopic: I dream about such application that would scan disk in Ubuntu without need to boot Windows…


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In a Windows environment The D drive is typically the first optical drive seen by Windows. Have you changed your drive letter assignments within Windows? If you installed from Wubi then you should see a screen at boot up asking what OS you would like to boot into. Go into your add/remove programs within Windows and see if Wubi is listed. If not then the ...


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I had a similar problem. I had installed: Windows xp Windows 8 Ubuntu When it comes to the BOOT panel, I choosed Ubuntu directly and got this message. BUT!! When I whent to "Windows xp" to could try the suggested option by: "enzotib" about moving it to another Directory inside Windows. Following happened: On the BOOT panel i choosed "Windows xp" A ...


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Go to Windows, and go to partition(e.g.: C: D: E: etc) where you have installed Ubuntu, open Ubuntu folder, there you can find uninstall-wubi.exe application file. By clicking this you can uninstall Ubuntu from your system. Another option, Go to Control Panel Select Programs and features Click "Ubuntu" Click Uninstall/Change Follow the instructions.


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I also have same problem with my HP envy.i founded some way to do that.but it didn't work with me.but try it. 1.use earlier version (i used 12.04) 2.use 32 bit version of ISO 3.format USB in NTFS 4.disable fast-startup 5.Enable legacy boot on BIOS(don't know whether it has in dell)


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You actually don't have to boot from a livecd to do this: sudo dd if=/dev/zero bs=1MiB of=/host/ubuntu/disks/root.disk conv=notrunc oflag=append count=2048 sudo losetup -c /dev/loop0/ sudo resize2fs /dev/loop0 This will add 2 GiB to the filesystem. Adjust the count=2048 for different sizes.


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Your have asked two questions: How to install Ubuntu from a USB flash drive How to restore Grub menu after a failed Ubuntu installation. One by one You have used a utility from pendrivelinux.com. I have not tested it so, I don't know how effectively it works. I suggest you to use Livelinuxusb creator. It is very fast and easy to use. You can use ...


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Your Ubuntu iso should not take up all the space on the DVD. It is possible that the program you used to burn the iso, Free ISO Burner, got to the last stage of the disk burning where it says something like Finalizing... and then tried to eject the disk automatically and failed, possibly due to some hardware issue with the optical drive. So Free ISO Burner ...


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You can use flash drive instead of CD or DVD. Make a bootable flash (you can find various free apps for making bootable-flash on the net)


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Try downloading unetbootin to put Ubuntu on USB For xp, http://www.oxhow.com/install-windows-from-usb-flash-pen-drive/ But use an ISO file for the xp disk and extract it with winrar or mount it or borrow your friends computer


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Put the iso on a cd/usb (There should be a utility for putting it on a cd on windows) and boot from it (Don't forget to change your bios so you can do that first!), when you have gotten into ubuntu run the setup and when it asks you select where to install ubuntu, select install ubuntu alogside windows! Then just install ubuntu like any other os. Downside? ...


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Try increasing the screen brightness. That worked for me. By default the brightness is set to zero on bootup.


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My understanding is that it is a bit slower for IO. What performance differences are there when installing with Wubi? ...but to the best of my knowledge, wubi won't work with anything after 12.04. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2209033


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Delete the given data in the given path C:\..\AppData\Local\Temp... My problem was that I named the Folder Ubuntu (in which I kept wubi so it was giving error. The moment I changed the name of the folder to OS it started working... )


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I was under the impression that Ubuntu 12.04 was the last supported version under WUBI so you may not be able to install it and Microsoft Windows XP is due to stop getting security updates in a couple of weeks. That means that you computer will be vulnerable. Plus no patches for applications will be released. Recommend that you install Ubuntu directly ...


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If you're trying to completely replace XP with Lubuntu 13.10 I would recommend to just make a bootable usb-stick with rufus (as described here) and then just boot via usb.


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If you had just installed wubi.exe it want help. It just help to boot you to boot your Ubuntu. You will need separate USB-flash stick or burned Cd of Ubuntu ISO to boot you further.


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1 GB is just barely enough to run Ubuntu, especially if you have an integrated graphics card stealing some of that. 32 bit might be slightly better, but you really just need more ram. As an alternative, xubuntu or lubuntu need less ram.


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The general instruction you should follow: How do I install Ubuntu? Instruction for Windows 8 64-bit UEFI: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) Also, there is a special tag for dual-boot. Just read those instructions. Do not use Wubi. It's not designed for Windows 8 and it's support discontinued after 13.04 ...


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(Everything I have read about Wubi indicates you should not use it!) I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, downloaded the file and burned to a DVD. You can run Ubuntu from the DVD so you can try it out without installing it. If you choose to install it is pretty easy, try dual-boot (mine is with XP). There is a partition manager in the install program, I ...


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It looks like you installed Ubuntu inside Windows with Wubi. If that is the case you can use this solution which worked for me too. The easiest way to fix Ubuntu is to: Keep your Windows untouched, as it is, no need to make any change in Windows. As for your Ubuntu, you have to move first both the root.disk and the swap.disk files which are located in ...



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